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On open secrets, cover-ups and systemic denial

Late in 2015 Best Picture winner “Spotlight,” which details The Boston Globe’s 2002 Pulitzer-prize winning report on systemic pedophilia in the Catholic Church, editor Walter “Robby” Robinson (Michael Keaton) remarks that everyone in Boston already seems to know the story, … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Happy Death Day’ unseats ‘Blade Runner’ too soon, Weinstein fallout continues

Cheap horror film Happy Death Day took the weekend crown with just over $26 million. Blade Runner 2049 was relegated to second place with just $15.5 million- Box Office Mojo In a move normally reserved for major blockbusters, when Happy … Continue reading

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‘Happy Death Day’ is fine

5/10 For the first Oct. 13 that falls on a Friday in 11 years, Universal and Blumhouse Studios bring us Happy Death Day, a mashup of Groundhog Day and a standard slasher film. It’s expected to take no. 1 at … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: ‘Blade Runner’ flops, Harvey Weinstein exposed as a sexual predator

Blade Runner 2049 won the weekend box office, but its $32.8 million intake was a fraction of the $50 million domestic the studios were expecting. That said, it should hardly surprise that a film saddled with the combined incompetence of … Continue reading

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ is perfect

10/10 Ana Stelline (Carla Juri) makes the best memory implants in the business. The classic 1982 film Blade Runner, which is set in 2019, hinges on the implementation of these implants into replicants, synthetic humans designed for military and slave … Continue reading

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